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Home Living : February 23rd 2010
6 HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Colour your world » ADVERTISING FEATURE It's amazing what a little colour can do for your soul, how a brush of paint can transform any room into something completely different, changing moods, bringing different energies into the house. There's colour for every season and reason. Every room has a different theme and if you understand this, you'll know what colours best suit it. But what is still so surprising is how much fear people have about painting their walls a shade other than white. Really, it's not that hard. If you don't like it, you can always go back to neutral. Before changing the colours in your world, learn a few tricks of the trade. With cooler months nearing, now is your chance to think warmer colours to cheer up the walls. Your walls may begin to feel dark and cold as the days get shorter and the air cooler. Start with the living room, the hub of the home and the most used room. Paint a new feature wall to create maximum impact. Feature walls give a living room a facelift. Dulux colour expert Andrea Lucena-Orr suggests using burnt oranges, mid- browns, tapuces, beiges and stone colours to give warmth to the room. So step out from your comfort zone and paint a room a color other than white. You might just be amazed at how it makes you feel. Details: dulux.com.au .................................................. HOMELIVING Gifts galore » ADVERTISING FEATURE Want to discover the best suppliers in the gift and homeware sector for the year? Be the first to do so as buyers and exhibitors from all over Australia come together at Reed Gift Fairs Sydney, from February 27 to March 3, at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. This is where new products are launched, best-sellers discovered and the entire industry comes together to celebrate the new season. Reed Gift Fairs is one of the most exciting and important events in the retail calendar, providing inspiration, ideas and expert advice on increasing sales. It gives you the largest choice of new season's products, with great ideas on how to stay one step ahead. Held five times a year, this event is where retailers come to source and buy the latest products from the best suppliers in the marketplace. It attracts buyers across the following categories: kitchen, homewares, jewellery and fashion, designer and outdoor. Each year exhibitors unveil new products and showcase upcoming designs, trends and colours. The fair in Melbourne earlier this year kicked the retail year off to a bright start, signifying the upturn in the Australian economy and giving retailers and wholesalers a positive outlook. Reed Gift Fairs exhibition director Omer Soker said the Melbourne fair this month surpassed all expectations. 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